After a double-dose weekend of Eagles BBL action, the latest All-Star Five sees a double placing of our guys in Rahmon Fletcher and Brandon Peel

Rahmon Fletcher led us to end a five-game losing run with a tense overtime victory against Manchester Giants at Vertu Motors Arena on Friday.

Fletchers scores his second All-Star Five appearance of the season after putting up a huge double-double of 32 points and 12 assists, shooting 10-17 (58%) on the inside and 9-10 (90%) at the free-throw line, including 13 points and four assists in the first quarter as Eagles got off to a fast start, and then a critical four straight free-throws in the final 30 seconds of overtime to seal the game.


Our Eagles’ Brandon Peel also posted a double-double in the overtime win over Manchester, to make his first appearance in the All-Star Five since returning to these shores.

Peel finished with 18 points on 6-8 (75%) inside scoring and 12 rebounds, including five at the offensive end as Eagles had 12 second chance points, while also handing out four assists.

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Brandon Peel secured a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds in the 45 minutes of action. (Photos: Abbie Orwin)

The American forward scored five points with three rebounds in overtime, including the basket that opened the extra period, and a pair of key free-throws after grabbing a big offensive rebound inside the last two minutes.


Well done Rahmon and Brandon!